DEADLINE: 10 JANUARY 2014
The GBIF Secretariat, located in Copenhagen, is seeking an Administrative Assistant with a background in office administration. The candidate would need to have excellent written and oral English language skills, and a good knowledge of Danish would be preferred. Expertise in Microsoft Office applications and in the use of organizational databases is required.
DEADLINE: 6 JANUARY 2014.
As of 1 January 2014, the secretariat of the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation network (GEO BON) will be based in iDiv, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (Leipzig, Germany).
The Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, in cooperation with GEOBON and iDiv, offers the position of GEO BON Executive Director for the duration of 30 months (initially limited until 30 September 2016, with possibility of extension).
For details, visit the iDiv website.
Nominations for this prize are now closed for 2013.
The Ebbe Nielsen Prize was established by the GBIF Governing Board to honour the memory of Dr Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen, who was an inspirational leader in the fields of biosystematics and biodiversity informatics.
The prize is awarded annually to a promising researcher, usually in the early stages of his/her career, who is combining biosystematics and biodiversity informatics research in an exciting and novel way.
The nominations are submitted by GBIF Participants to the GBIF Science Committee, which selects the recipient. The prize is awarded each year at the GBIF Governing Board meeting. It consists of 30,000 Euros, to be used by the recipient to further his/her research.
Nominations for this award are closed for 2013.
The Young Researchers Award (YRA) is an annual award aimed at graduate students from countries participating in the GBIF network. Students should be enrolled in a masters or doctoral programme.
The main objective of the award is to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics. The award has been put in place to stimulate use of GBIF-mediated data by graduate students developing new research in biodiversity informatics, and also to serve as an outreach mechanism to universities.